201 practice days until trophies are awarded in 2020!
7 Days until Fall Workshop!
November 4th-8th- Regular Lesson Week-Workshop on the 8th & 9th
November 11th-15th- Regular Lesson Week
November 18th-22nd- Regular Lesson Week
November 25th-29th- Thanksgiving Break, No lessons
Tenley will be prepping for workshop so there will be no official office hours this week. She will be available by phone and email.
November 5th- Spirit Night at El Paso! (more details to come)
Join us for dinner at El Paso on 127 (the orange restaurant down the street from St. Luke’s).
Make sure to tell the server that it is spirit night for Suzuki School of the Arts. Invite your friends, family, neighbors, anyone is welcome and encouraged to have a nice dinner.
Practice Tip of the Week
BE A STAR - Videotape a "concert" of your favorite pieces. (Save this one and look at it next year. You will be amazed).
SSA REGIONAL WEEKEND WORKSHOP - November 8-9
We will be hosting our annual weekend workshop for ALL of our students, on the weekend of November 8th and 9th. This is an opportunity to come to a wonderful Suzuki Workshop and enjoy working with world class teachers for the weekend. Master classes will be scheduled on Friday, and Groups will be on Saturday. We will have 2 great elective classes if you choose to participate in them; Fun with Snacks and Bucket Drumming/Percussion. It is a great opportunity and a way to enhance your musical skills in a fun environment.
This year Jan Brown graciously donated another hand-crafted quilt for us to raffle. Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. The drawing will be at our Christmas Concert on Tuesday December 17th in the St Luke’s Sanctuary.
Sunday December 1st, 2019 6pm
New Covenant Church of God on Henry River Rd
Now a Concert for all Suzuki Performers!
There is an electronic keyboard available on site for our piano students.
This is a great opportunity to practice performing in a church service prelude and hymns during the service. The members of this church are very excited to have us come and perform for them. Contact Nan Freeman 828 308 0118 for more information.
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Save the Date
Christmas Concert- Tuesday December 17th, 6pm
BARNES AND NOBLE FUNDRAISER - Saturday, December 21st
JAM DAY - Saturday, February 22
May 2nd- National Anthem performance for Hickory Crawdads
2021 SSA TOUR TO ITALY - April 1 - 10, 2021
Christmas Concert Practice List 2019
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Variation A, Theme
Jolly Old St. Nicholas
Good King Wenceslas
French Folk Song
. Piano Solo.
Away in a Manger
O, Come Little Children
Greensleeves, Guitar Only
Deck the Halls
Joy to the World
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Variation C
Jingle Bells (we will pass out sleigh bells to younger kids and piano students)
We Wish You a Merry Christmas